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Seattle, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Everything in Zurich is quite expensive. This place was cheap. I stayed there twice at the beginning and the end of my trip to Switzerland. The location was very good, 5 minutes walk from the train station, other sights, and shopping area. 10-15 minutes walk to the lake. Only few minutes walk from the bars and nightclubs. There were restaurants... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

There should be some regulations about offering such poor and dirty accommodations. I have stayed in farmhouses and B&B's throughout Europe that were pleasant, simple and clean. Offering the cheapest hotel in Zurich sounds good but to have something this disgusting to offer should be criminal.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

This was quite a disgusting place to stay. I am not difficult, but really, this was NOT cool. When we got into our room, we each sat on our beds, one of them was fine, and my boyfriend immediately caved into his; the foundation was missing 2 wooden bars and 3 others were broken. The windows were wide opened when... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

I agree with the review below about Hostel Krone. Staff not helpful but very absent-minded, also making you pay before you even see your room is a sign that they don't trust the quality or appearance of their own place. Cleanliness alright, location quite good, but I also agree that it costs too much for what you get. Zurich costs... More 

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Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

It was my last possibility for 1 week in Zurich, for work! The price was the cipper in Zurich (very expensive for my budget!), but the quality is the worst! For 78 Francs/day I had to sleep in a room terrble: big as a toilet but withaut toilet; dirty white, but because it was very dirty, including carpet; wood wardrobe,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

I am generally not someone complaining about an hotel, but this hotel was really terrible. I've read the comment here before going there and wasn't sure what to think, but now I agree with almost everyone here. The girl at the front desk was thinking of a lot of things when she served us, but specially not to help us.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2010

We booked this room through RCI travel and mistakenly believed that it was the 5 star Krone hotel located nearby. There are two hotels with the same name, but they are not in any way related and are very different in terms of quality. We were shocked to find that the showers were on a different floor and we had... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

I stayed here when I was in Zurich traveling alone for 2 days. The hotel is not the cleanest place. It's simple. The location is the reason I stayed there. It is not off the beaten path and instead is on the main street, right on the river. I probably wouldn't stay here again.

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romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2009

This hotel has only two advantages: good location and price. thats all! Our room was very dirty and smelled strange. There were hairs and dust in the bed... Toilet and shower are on the floor and not really clean as well. Furniture is old and broken.

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Bern
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2009

The hotel is perfectly located and cheap. The staff at the desk was friendly and helpful. But it is probably the dirtiest thing I've ever lived in. I travelled a lot, in many parts of this world, but I would not have expected something as filthy in downtown Switzerland (as they call the city of Zurich). That carpet could give... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simple, inexpensive and pleasant hostel in the center of Zurich, close to the Limmat river, in the heart of the old town. 5 minutes to walk to the mainstation and 10 minutes to the lake. The tram stop Rudolf-Brun-Brücke is directly in front of the hostel.The hostel ist located next to the Limmat river, between mainstation and the lake of Zurich. In the surrounding area, there are a lot of different shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, historical buildings, the famous mainstation street, and a car free pedestrian zone along the lake and the Limmat river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Krone

Address: Limmatquai 88a, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $78 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Krone 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Hostel Krone Hotel
Krone Limmatquai Hotel
Hotel Krone Limmatquai
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